Posted on 07 February 2014
Long-time supporters Paul and Swanee DiMare continue to invest in the University of Miami.
Special to UM News
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (February 7, 2014) – Continuing their investment in the University of Miami—one of the top-ranked research universities in the nation—local philanthropists Swanee and Paul J. DiMare have pledged more than $12.5 million towards Momentum2: The Breakthrough Campaign for the University of Miami, which began in 2008. Read the full story
Posted on 06 February 2014
More than 2,000 faculty and staff voiced their choice in a tight race between three logos, with 38 percent selecting “My U” for the Momentum2 Faculty and Staff Campaign. All faculty and staff who participated will be entered into a drawing for prizes featuring the new logo. Thanks to everyone who voted, and to all faculty and staff for making the University of Miami an extraordinary place to work. To learn more about the Momentum2 Faculty and Staff Campaign click here.
Posted on 23 January 2014
By Robert C. Jones Jr.
Students got a look at the new Toppel Center on January 22 when the center celebrated its soft opening with tours and free giveaways.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (January 23, 2014) – When the University of Miami’s Patricia and Harold Toppel Career Center assembled students to participate in a videoconference on the White House Internship Program last year, it wasn’t able to tap into the live feed from its headquarters on Stanford Circle because it lacked the technology to do so, relying on the facilities at the School of Communication instead. Read the full story
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Posted on 15 January 2014
More than twice the size of its former home, the new Toppel Career Center features videoconferencing capabilities and other advanced technology.
The new Patricia and Harold Toppel Career Center celebrates its soft opening on Wednesday, January 22, from 3 to 6 p.m. with a Block Party featuring music from DJ Push Play, food from local restaurants, activities, and tours of the facility, which is located at 5225 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, just behind the Pavia Garage. University of Miami students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the event, which will also feature a giveaway. Read the full story
Posted on 10 January 2014
José Basulto, founder of Brothers to the Rescue, and Maria Estorino, chair of the Cuban Heritage Collection, review some of the archival materials Basulto donated to UM Libraries’ extensive repository on Cuba and the Cuban diaspora.
By Robert C. Jones Jr.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (January 10, 2014) – Flying in their dependable, twin-engine Cessna 337s, the pilots of Brothers to the Rescue patrolled the skies over the Straits of Florida for more than a decade, searching for Cuban rafters adrift at sea and then alerting the U.S. Coast Guard to the migrants’ coordinates. Read the full story